Tennis Warehouse-Mid Atlantic Chapter

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  1. zapvor

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    It's our turn! Thanks to Drak's thread, and since there are so many of us in the greater DC metropolitan area, let's set up a Mid Atlantic Chapter!

    I have counted at least about 5-6 of us who are in MD, DC, or VA, so that's definitely enough. In fact, I am meeting up with a forum member today(wed) after work if weather permits. So, please just reply with your interest, and we can gather e-mails and such later on. Thank you :)
     
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  2. zhan

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    please not again...
     
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  3. zapvor

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    ^are you mid atlantic? why not? i think it will be fun to get together and hit around.
     
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  4. zhan

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    i am ... partly mid-atlantic and partly north east...
    Pennsylvania is in the middle lol
     
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    That's a nice idea, I look forward to the photos...:)
     
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  6. zapvor

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    ah...well penn is not in the area, but considering this forum and where everyone else is, you are close enough to come down and hang out. also, i wanna see your ride;)
     
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  7. zapvor

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    outstanding! please send me your email to
    mitidor at gmail
     
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    I meant I look forward to the photos of your meetings that you're going to post in this thread.:)
     
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    what? but you are in the district...you dont want to join?
     
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    i might have another ride lol...
    various reasons
     
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    Thanks for the invite. I'll think about it, especially if the meeting is in the district and not in some helicopter location and the photos posted here are nice.:) And by the way, I think there's way more than 5 or 6, probably more like 50 or 60 here, if you pay attention...;)
     
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    i am sure we'd love to have you join us, as long as we all get to test drive whatever car you have;) serious, we can all just meet up and have some fun. i dont even have a car, so. mitidor at gmail
     
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    well heck, if there's 50 of us the chapter needs to get organized! i guess the meeting will be determined by vote...if we have 50 though we can do like 3 locations or something: one in MD, one in DC and one in VA. or somewhere metro assesible. wanna be my secretary and keep track how many and where everyone is?
     
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  14. zhan

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    get a car! get a car! (chant)
     
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    Count me in :)
     
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    I'm in Mid-Atlantic...VA
     
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    zapvor, count me in! I live in Northern VA. There's more TW people from the Wash DC Metropolitan area than I previously thought.
     
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    i am...i am still saving up funds =/ i want to get a honda
     
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    thats great guys! please email me at
    mitidor at gmail and i will set up a listserv in a week or so to give everyone a chance to join :)
     
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    by the way, i am planning on getting a new place around summer time, so after chapter meetings we can all chill at my crib if you want;)
     
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    Although I haven't resided in a Mid-Atlantic state for 15 years or so, I WAS born in one, so, can I come...if I'm around? I'll bring a case of Kirin ;)
     
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    yea of course. just email me your credit card number and other identifying info so we can run a background check on you;) where were you born and where are you now?
     
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    Thanks for the tempting offer, but I will pass this time around.;) I'll keep a close eye on "y'all' though.;)

    Oh c'mon, Norfolk, VA counts as mid-atlantic, even if you're deep underground in a bunker.
     
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    shcmad@hotmail.com is my e-mail. Add me to the listserv!
     
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    Just want to let you guys know that i met up with MrHan last night for a hit. we only hit around for like an hour but it was great fun, by far one of the better hitting sessions i had in a very long time. if you are wondering, MrHan is super good. thats an understatement by the way. i dare say he can beat 50% of all of us easily. anyways, when you come to the chapter meet you can see for yourself ;) so sign up today! limited spots left!
     
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    Never been there, but maybe I'll stop into your hair style and aesthetic salon one day to see how you're coming along-not that there's anything wrong with being a hairdresser...

    The number is on its way-though I can't guarantee that you won't be arrested for using it. PA is "home", and Asia is where I'm at now.
     
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    It's really awesome seeing people getting together to hit just like drak and we did.
     
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    oh...well thats not good. get back to the states so you can attend the chapter meet! what are you doing in asia anyways?
     
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  30. zapvor

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    thank you MrHan for providing the links. unfortunately, not too many have signed up! come on zhan! and i know there is more of us in the mid atlantic region here. SoBad you need to come out too! you might be disappointed with my game at the meet, but let me tell you you will NOT be bored hitting with MrHan.
     
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  31. zapvor

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    yes it is...if people would sign up! drak and you guys at the FL chapter really inspired me, so we are hoping to imitate you guys:)

    once more, mitidor@gmail.
     
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    Just checking on you guys in the mid atlantic. Hope everything is going well.

    Phil, you need to get your ass down there and then take a detour down south and have a hit with us in South Florida.
     
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  33. zapvor

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    its the drak! thanks for stopping by. hopefully more will sign up and we can have the premiere within 2 weeks. if i am ever down there again for vacation i will be sure to let you guys know!
     
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    How many do we have so far? I see that Schmad has responded with interest. Do we have enough for doubles?
     
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    Sign me up. I sent you an email already from my msn account. I know Han, if its the same one (Lefty with a nasty kick serve). Hey Han, it's Chris from the Joe D group.
     
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    Yep, that be me. What's up Chris?
     
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    I've been reading these message boards for a long time, so by now I’ve learned that Breakpoint knows everything about Wilson 6.0, and NoBadMojo prefers Volkl. Since both give great advice, I now play with both a 6.0 95 and a C10 Pro 98 (the latter in part due to Skraggle’s influence).

    But the reason I joined today is due to Zapvor’s great initiative in creating the Mid-Atlantic chapter. Since the Miami chapter found such lush surroundings to play and photograph, maybe we could live up to the photographic challenge by meeting at the Haines Point courts, right on the water, surrounded by a golf course – and the Washington monuments. They’re also centrally located for Mid-Atlantic members from Virginia and Maryland.

    Zapvor -- I'll be sending you an email shortly to join your list.
     
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  38. JRstriker12

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    Count me in.

    I live in Herndon. I am also a member of the Reston Tennis Association.

    I've hit with ShcMad before.

    I wonder if I've played MrHan before? Hmmm.... MrHan, you wouldn't happen to be a lefty?

    This is crazy, I've also hit with Chris and Joe D.

    BTW- This is James Ruffin
     
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    Welcome Bad Dog. I'm glad you joined. I play in a league Monday nights at Hains Point.
     
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  40. ShcMad

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    Hey zapvor, I got your e-mail today. I apologize, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to play this coming Monday. My family's moving to Fairfax city within a week, so we're pretty busy packing, etc. Other than that, I'm happy to see members signing up for the meeting. I have TennisGuy's AIM screen name but he has not signed on since last month. Besides him, I know two other members on this board that live around here, so I'll try to contact them and ask them if they're interested.

    EDIT: I see that JRstriker found out about this thread just now! Ok, so i have one more guy who might be interested in joining us, but he's away for college until next week.
     
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  41. JRstriker12

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    So when is the meeting?

    JR
     
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    all systems go!

    well within the last few hours looks like everyone is signing up! i want to thank all of you for replying and expressing interest. apparently some of you already know each other, so you guys have got the connections, not i haha.

    as of now i would like to shoot for monday since i will be in vienna then(i live in MD) and can hit around after work at 6;30ish. for those of you who like to do monday drop me an email and we can decide on exact logistics. for those who cant do monday, i will be sending out a Chapter email probably tomorrow or sunday and we can all vote on days and times,etc. I am super excited guys!

    edit: actually, as soon as i get everyone email i will try to set up the listserv. start practicing! i would like to meet next week, so try to free up a day (and cancel raquetball as needed ;) )
     
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  43. zapvor

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    ok lets do this to make it easier: either reply here with the day of your choice or email them to me (m), and i will tally it up, then we can vote on location and time next.
     
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    Hey James, How's it going? Yes I am that lefty that aggravated you with the serve.
     
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    Ummm, I expressed interest, but I'm a bit worried...I'm a female. And just a 3.0. And...I have a match Monday night.

    But hey...keep me in the loop, ok?

    topaz720@yahoo.com
     
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  47. zapvor

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    just sent out the listserv email to everyone except JRStriker12. shoot me an email buddy and we will catch you up :)

    also, zhan and Sobad email me!
     
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    I would hit with you, but I'm pretty don't have a raquet right now, and I've been super busy and it looks like its not clearing up any time soon. I know Bette (ilovecarlos) is from this area too, maybe she'd be interested?
     
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  49. Topaz

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    Ah yes...that is right...I'll have to point her in this direction!
     
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    I would but I don't know if my parents would be so cool with that
     
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